Re: At the spin cycle, it makes a loud noise and won't...
You don't say the brand, but I just went through this same thing with my Whirlpool washing machine and it turned out to be the motor coupler was shot. Most brands use the same parts inside so I would hazard a guess that you need Whirlpool part number 285753A. Look around for one that has the metal insert for the motor shaft as it is the updated version to eliminate, or at least reduce, the likely hood of the coupler failing again. I was just able to find one on eBay for 4.95 with free shipping which is by far the least expensive place I was able to find
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I recently had this same problem. There is a spinning wheel inside the pump that has likely detached from the motor. Upon removing the back of the unit, you will see a water pump on the bottom left of the unit. There are three screws attaching the pump to the rest of the assembly, remove the screws and detach the motor, out should pop out a red spinning wheel. I Gorilla glued mine back on, and it sounds better than before the grinding noise.
Make sure door mechanism is working at fine. So next is to check whether the motor tumbles both directions.
The spin bearing might be a problem, but normally you'd hear a problem here first. Have you heard any freight trains passing through the house in the spin cycle?
One thing to check for this problem is the spin speed switch. If the spin speed switch is bad then the control won't know how fast to spin, and so it will just not spin at all.
The drain pump must be draining all the water out. If the water doesn't drain out then the pressure switch won't read empty and that might prevent a spin cycle.
If the 'loud noise' water sloshing you should first check that the pump filter isn't blocked. This sometimes stops the pump altogether. Coins, etc..If the noise is metallic it could mean bearings...Check the pump via the small door at floor level...Mind the water inside the machine. You may be able to drain first with a small hose which is inside the pump access door.....Nomess
The following are the reasons for the drum not spinning :- * Test the lid switch * Test the timer control * Test the centrifugal switch * Test the water level switch * Inspect the motor coupler * Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only) * Inspect under the washer for soot (clutch) * Test the motor * Inspect the pulley * Test the transmission
In the case of loud noises in the machine, the drum bearings might have been damaged and might need a replacement. Also do check the leveling of the machine. Good luck.
If your washer is making a "freight train" like noise in the spin mode, ( loud roaring ), this is often the spin bearing built into the bottom area of the transmission that is worn out. This bearing is part of the transmission and means a new transmission is required. The noise is usually a result of water leaking from the center seal and bearing area onto the transmission. This water washes out the bearing and it gets very noisy in the spin cycle!! Do check the easy stuff before condemning, nail/pin caught in one of the inner basket holes, nothing is caught in the drain pump, the inner wash basket is not loose and wobbling around.